Michael Keaton

Michael Keaton Thinks the ‘Beetlejuice 2’ Ship Has Sailed

by Matthew Monagle July 27, 2016 @ 7:01 PM
Warner Bros.
How’s this for awkward timing: just as an entire generation of moviegoers are rediscovering their love for Winona Ryder thanks to Stranger Things, her chances at reappearing in the role that made her famous may be dying on the vine. The last time we checked in on Beetlejuice 2, it was Ryder who thought the sequel might actually be happening. Now it is Michael Keaton, her costar from the original film, who seems determined to put the final nail in the coffin.

‘The Founder’ Moves to December to Supersize Those Awards Season Chances

by Britt Hayes July 13, 2016 @ 3:22 PM
The Weinstein Company
With recent awards favorite Michael Keaton and a movie based on a true story about good ol’ fashioned capitalism, it seemed a little odd that The Founder was scheduled to hit theaters in August — especially when it was put up against Suicide Squad. It appears that The Weinstein Company has come to its senses and remembered how much they enjoy Oscar season, as The Founder has officially been pushed back to December.

‘The Founder’ Trailer: Do You Want Fries With That McDonald’s Biopic?

by Matt Singer April 21, 2016 @ 10:00 AM
The Weinstein Company
McDonald’s has been an American institution for so long that people just taken for granted. It is a part of the fabric of this country, like baseball, apple pie, and sitcoms with laugh tracks. But McDonald’s wasn’t always this ubiquitous. Someone had to make a massive success. And that man was Ray Kroc.

‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ Eyes Michael Keaton to Play Villain Role

by Britt Hayes April 13, 2016 @ 5:16 PM
Fox Searchlight
It’s all very much happening — following Sony and Marvel’s reveal of the official title and logo for Spider-Man: Homecoming, casting has already begun, as the studios are eyeing Michael Keaton for a villainous role in the web-slinger’s new reboot. Although Vulture was recently rumored to be a villain in the film, it’s unclear if this is the role Keaton would play, though it would keep the Birdman star in familiar, um, territory.

‘Spotlight’ Review: A Great Journalism Movie and a Surefire Oscar Contender

by Matt Singer September 15, 2015 @ 8:29 AM
Open Road
Spotlight is a story about the way things used to be done; a model of journalism in which a reporter might publish one article a year rather than one article a day (or, God help us, an hour). It follows the “Spotlight” unit of The Boston Globe, a four-person team of reporters who investigate big stories for as long as they need. In 2001, Martin Baron (Liev Schreiber) became the new editor of the Globe, and assigned the Spotlight writers the case of a Catholic priest accused of molesting numerous children. But rather than simply cover that one story, the Spotlight staff dug deeper into the Catholic Church’s history of hiding such crimes by moving priests from one place to another. Their work exposed systemic abuse stretching back decades and ultimately won a Pulitzer Prize… but wasn’t published until 2002.

Get ‘LOST’ With 15 Mysterious Facts About ABC’s Island Drama

by Kevin Fitzpatrick August 26, 2015 @ 2:40 PM
ABC’s LOST may not have answered every mystery set up over the course of five seasons, but did you know that J.J. Abrams first pitched the island drama to ABC as having no serialized mystery whatsoever? Or that the costly pilot got ABC’s then-president fired for his trouble? We don’t have to go back, the 21st episode of ‘You Think You Know TV?’ is right here, smoking out all the island secrets of LOST!